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Frankenstein: Through the Eyes of the Monster

MobyRank MobyScore
Windows
64
2.9
Macintosh
63
3.5
SEGA Saturn
...
4.0
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Description

This interactive movie puts a new twist on the Frankenstein tale: you are the monster! You have been falsely accused of murder and executed. However, the scientist Dr. Frankenstein (played by Tim Curry) has found a way to bring you back to life. You wake up in his laboratory, and your goal is to find out what exactly happened to you and what role Frankenstein played in your resurrection. Will you be able to return back to your former self?

The game plays entirely from first-person perspective. You wander around the huge laboratory, looking for clues and solving puzzles. Sometimes events will happen in the game, triggered by careful research of Frankenstein's notes and other clues. The game features live actors filmed over pre-rendered backgrounds.

Screenshots

Frankenstein: Through the Eyes of the Monster Windows One of Frankenstein's poorly handwritten research notes.
Frankenstein: Through the Eyes of the Monster Windows A chalkboard filled with science-type stuff that Dr. Frankenstein would be happy to fill you in on.
Frankenstein: Through the Eyes of the Monster Windows 3.x Newspaper
Frankenstein: Through the Eyes of the Monster Windows 3.x Balls being hoisted up.

Alternate Titles

  • "Frankenstein: Mit den Augen des Monsters" -- German title
  • "Frankenstein: Atrav├ęs dos Olhos do Monstro" -- Brazilian title

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User Reviews

Why Don't You Come Back To The Lair... Windows ETJB (447)
Odd Experience in First Person Adventure Gaming Windows Game22 (42)

The Press Says

Entertainment Weekly Windows Oct 13, 1995 A- 91
Mac Gamer Macintosh 1998 85 out of 100 85
High Score Macintosh Jan, 1996 4 out of 5 80
Joystick (French) Macintosh Nov, 1995 75 out of 100 75
PC Player (Germany) Windows Nov, 1995 74 out of 100 74
Power Play Windows Nov, 1995 73 out of 100 73
PC Games (Germany) Windows Dec, 1995 61 out of 100 61
Just Adventure Macintosh Oct 30, 2003 C 50
Adventure Gamers Windows May 19, 2002 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Electric Playground Macintosh Mar 27, 1997 3 out of 10 30

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